About Habitats (Hardcover)

Forests

By Cathryn Sill, John Sill (Illustrator)

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561457342, 1pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2014

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

This beginner's guide explores the major attributes of the forest biome and showcases its striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what forests are and how various species of animals and plants have adapted to life in these habitats. John Sill's detailed, full-color illustrations show the characteristics of different types of forests - from the cold boreal forests of the northern hemisphere to the warm tropical forests near the equator. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about forests to inspire readers to learn more.